The garden of invention: Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants

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A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments.
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subject_facet Burbank, Luther, -- 1849-1926, Plant breeders -- United States -- Biography, Plant breeding -- United States -- History
table_of_contents Nature in an age of invention -- The lucky spud -- The second gold rush -- Faster, better, sweeter -- A personal interlude -- Marketing the new creation -- The philosopher in the orchard, the scientist in the pea patch -- California boosters and the ivory tower -- The Carnegie Institution seal of approval -- The training of the human plant -- Learning from Luther Burbank -- The Corn Palace and the empire of the prickly pear -- The meeting of the masters -- The garden of beautiful thoughts -- Transplanting the legacy -- The creator's art -- The garden as intellectual property.
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title The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants
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title_full The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants / Jane S. Smith
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